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Zombieland Saga Anime Gets Manga Adaptation

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime also listed with 12 episodes

Cygames' Cycomi manga website began serializing a manga adaptation of MAPPA, Avex Pictures, and Cygames' Zombieland Saga anime on Monday. Megumu Soramachi (Chivalry of a Failed Knight manga) is drawing the manga. The next chapter will debut on October 15.

In addition, Amazon is listing three Blu-ray Disc volume releases for the anime with four episodes each, for a total of 12 episodes. The releases are slated for December 21, February 22, and April 26.

The anime's official website describes the story:

The usual mornings. The usual music. The usual self. For seven girls, a peaceful life was all of a sudden destroyed. All at the hands of zombies, dead things that somehow remained moving. Now they step into a new world, whether they liked it or not. A "zombieworld" that represented both the best and the worst. The seven girls had only one wish: "We want to live." This is the miraculous saga that these girls bring about.

The anime premiered on October 4. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan, and Funimation will begin streaming an English dub on October 28.

Munehisa Sakai (One Piece Film Strong World, Suite Precure, Sailor Moon Crystal) is directing the anime at MAPPA. "Kōhōkōchōka Zombie-gakari" (PR Zombie) is credited for the original work. Shigeru Murakoshi (Kakegurui, Garo -Vanishing Line- epsisode scripts) is in charge of series composition. Kasumi Fukagawa (Persona 3 the Movie #1 Spring of Birth Assistant Animation Director) is designing the characters, Kazuo Ogura is the art director, Takashi Yanagida is the director of photography, and Masahiro Goto is the editor. Azusa Sasaki is in charge of color design, and Yasuharu Takanashi is composing the music. Avex Pictures is credited for music production, while dugout is credited for sound production.

Sources: Cycomi, Amazon

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